Tag Archives: Ultravox

The End Of An Era: Billy Currie Selling Violin

While I was away on [business] travel last week and celebrating my birthday this week, I chanced to get an astonishing email from the contact form on the blog on Monday. Mr. David Myrvold wordlessly sent me the link to … Continue reading

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Midge Ure @ City Winery, Nashville 1-23-17

Well, I was gone for a few days, so no posts while I was seeing Midge Ure a second time last Monday night on the final date of his 2016-2017 North American Tour. My wife and I enjoyed our first … Continue reading

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Bryan Ferry and Midge Ure: Weighing the Differences [part 2]

When the last 20 years of Mr. Ure’s solo acoustic US tours are taken into consideration, they weren’t what I was looking for from him, so I didn’t go. I can’t say what sparked the idea of him playing electronic rock … Continue reading

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Midge Ure @ The Earl, Atlanta 10-15-16 [part 5]

Following “Vienna,” what else could Ure do but perform the bracing follow-up that was “All Stood Still?” It performed the same function on the “Vienna” album, and even here, 36 years later, it still managed to be the final Molotov cocktail from … Continue reading

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When To Compile…Or Not? A Monk’s Dilemma

First and foremost, it’s my job, as the Post-Punk Monk to compile boxed sets of god®. The engine that drives my music loving, record collecting, and graphic design passion is in making vast boxed sets of non-LP material by my … Continue reading

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The Case For “Paths + Angles”

Ultravox: The Voice UK  7″ [1981] The Voice [7″ edit] Paths + Angles I was sort of late to the game on collecting Ultravox B-sides. It was not until late 1982 when I ran across the Japanese compilation LP of largely … Continue reading

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Record Review: Razormaid 3rd Anniversary Issue

Various: Razormaid 3rd Anniversary Issue US 2×12″ [1987] Ultravox: White China Telex: L’amour Toujours Melon: Serious Japan Depeche Mode: Strangelove Propaganda: Dr. Mabuse Cabaret Voltaire: Sensoria Tapps: Don’t Pretend To Know Until December: We Are The Boys Last weekend we … Continue reading

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